SOURCE: Universal Detection Technology

January 22, 2007 07:28 ET

Universal Detection Technology Makes Training Video on Breathing Apparatus Available for Sale on E-Commerce Store

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 22, 2007 -- Universal Detection Technology ( (OTCBB: UDTT), a developer of early warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bio-terrorism and other infectious health threats and provider of counter-terrorism consulting and training services, announced that through its partnership with Emergency Film Group, the Company has added a new DVD to its e-commerce store. The DVD is called "Breathing Apparatus." It discusses the different types of breathing apparatus and the components of each, as well as safety features, capabilities and limitations. The operation of the equipment, proper techniques for its use, inspection procedures, and emergency operations are demonstrated.

The film teaches about hazardous atmospheres and respiratory hazards. It stresses the need for training in the use of equipment in simulated emergency conditions before the user is exposed to a true emergency. Other topics covered include donning and doffing the various types of breathing apparatus, cylinder change out and recharging, fit testing, open circuit versus closed circuit SCBA, the importance of physical conditioning, maintenance of equipment, and the special problems of hazmat incidents.

Actual demonstrations of how the components fit together and operate are particularly helpful. A preview of the program can be seen at:

In October 2006, UDTT's BSM-2000 was featured on NBC news in a piece that can be viewed at

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About Emergency Film Group

Emergency Film Group is the award-winning leader in video- and DVD-based training for hazmat & terrorism emergency response. Since 1987, Emergency Film Group has produced and distributed award-winning training films, videos and DVDs of interest to the hazardous materials, counter-terrorism, environmental and emergency response communities in both the public and the private sector.

About Universal Detection Technology

Universal Detection Technology is a developer of monitoring technologies, including bio-terrorism detection devices. The Company on its own and with development partners is positioned to capitalize on opportunities related to Homeland Security. For example, the Company, in cooperation with NASA, has developed a bio-terror 'smoke' detector that detects certain biohazard substances. For more information, please visit

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